TV Host Dirk Steffens To Become New Green Screen Festival Director

Hamburg based science journalist and TV host Dirk Steffens to become the new director of Green Screen International Wildlife Film Festival. Steffens (48) is widely known to German TV audiences through the ZDF documentary series “Terra X”. He takes over from Kiel based filmmaker and writer Gerald Grote, founder of the festival who has shaped the festival for more than ten years.

Founded in 2007, Green Screen International Wildlife Film Festival has established itself as a yearly event pulling audiences of 30,000 visitors thus and grown into the biggest festival of its kind in Europe. Each September Green Screen welcomes approximately 18,000 wildlife film fans in Eckernfoerde. Throughout the year another 12,000 visitors attend screenings organized by Green Screen in Northern Germany and Denmark.


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